Beyond Belief by Josh Hamilton
Finding the Strength to Come Back

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Hamilton's story is an amazing success story that makes you appreciate family and living a healthy life.
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Josh Hamilton was the first player chosen in the first round of the 1999 baseball draft. He was destined to be one of those rare "high-character " superstars. But in 2001, working his way from the minors to the majors, all of the plans for Josh went off the rails in a moment of weakness. What followed was a 4-year nightmare of drugs and alcohol, estrangement from friends and family, and his eventual suspension from baseball.

BEYOND BELIEF details the events that led up to the derailment. Josh explains how a young man destined for fame and wealth could allow his life to be taken over by drugs and alcohol. But it is also the memoir of a spiritual journey that breaks through pain and heartbreak and leads to the rebirth of his major-league career.

Josh Hamilton makes no excuses and places no blame on anyone other than himself. He takes responsibility for his poor decisions and believes his story can help millions who battle the same demons. "I have been given a platform to tell my story" he says. "I pray every night I am a good messenger."
 

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Josh Hamilton is an outfielder with the Los Angeles Angels and perennial Major League Baseball All-Star. Drafted by the Tampa Bay Rays in 1999, he made his Major League debut with the Cincinnati Reds who then traded him to the Texas Rangers where he played for 5 seasons including trips to the World Series in 2010 and 2011. He is a five-time MLB All-Star and won the AL Most Valuable Player Award (MVP) in 2010. In the offseason he lives in Texas with his wife Katie and their four daughters.
 
Published September 27, 2008 by FaithWords. 284 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Health, Fitness & Dieting, Religion & Spirituality, Sports & Outdoors, Self Help. Non-fiction
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The Christian Manifesto

Excellent
on Apr 02 2010

...ultimately this book is a story of relying on faith to overcome addiction. It’s truly uplifting...I’m grateful for the opportunity to read it.

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Reviewed by Sam Miller on Nov 04 2010

We all know someone affected by one type of addiction or another. “Beyond Belief” may be just what’s needed to help him or her overcome.

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Teen Ink

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Reviewed by sunsetsandwaves19 on Mar 24 2013

Josh Hamilton has an amazing story, and this book portrays what him, and many people have rose up against, in order to continue their dreams.

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Teen Ink

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on Sep 24 2009

...Beyond Belief: Finding the Strength to Come Back kept me interested and I could not put it down. Beyond Belief: Finding the Strength to Come Back was an amazing and inspiring story...

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on Jul 27 2009

Hamilton's story is an amazing success story that makes you appreciate family and living a healthy life.

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